Demonstration of the use of war paint to disguise soldiers with white skin fighting in the Far East jungle.
Southeast Asia Date:1942 Duration:3 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Army training film titled, 'War Paint', demonstrates the use of war paint to disguise soldiers with white skin fighting in the Far East jungles. Natives living in the Far East countries. Faces of different races of men found in the Burmese are such as Korean, Kachin, Chinese, Burmese, Nagas and Japanese. Their skin tone is compared. Dramatization shows a Japanese soldier ambushed behind a tree. He takes aim with his rifle on an oncoming group of enemy troops. A shot is fired. A soldier with white skin becomes an easy prey. Hand of the downed soldier. Stream of blood flows near the hand. Paint powder on a table. War paint is put in a mortel and mixed properly using a pestle. A parachute trooper descends in jungle. Soldiers dissolves color powder between his palms and rubs it quickly on his hands. Other men watch him apply the paint.
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